11 Ways Dehydration Is Making You Fat, Sick And Tired

At birth, 73 percent of our body weight is water. People who are sick and overweight are often as little as 45 percent water by weight. The average, healthy adult male is 65 percent water with women a little more. Studies have suggested that 3 in 4 Americans are chronically dehydrated. It is worth noting that obesity and poor health effects more or less the same percentage. Not drinking enough water can lead to a host of health problems like skin diseases, poor digestion, kidney disease, chronic fatigue and headaches. Drinking 16 ounces of water first thing in the morning is a great start. Remember, we lose water all day long though urination, bowel movements and breathing so you must spend all day replenishing it. Check out this great infographic from the amazing Simple Organic Life to find out the things you should be looking for:  

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